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Getting you updated

Still no word from the ECHL on whether Mike Embach will be suspended when the next series starts. Just a guess, but maybe they are waiting to see how Kevin Walrod's injury pans out. Walrod was to have an MRI on Monday, I heard, and could have a torn ligament. Of course, that's an interesting debate: Should an injury dictate a suspension?

Meanwhile, click here to check out today's story on the Komets.

We could know their next opponent tonight, at least if Cincinnati wins in Orlando. If not, then we'll have to wait until Wednesday to find out whether it's Cincinnati or Orlando.

It still sounds as though the next series will start on Friday, but that's not certain.

And, hey, did you see the longest game in ECHL history was played Monday? Click here.

Justin A. Cohn, pro sports coordinator for The Journal Gazette, has been covering the Fort Wayne Komets since 1997. His reporting includes game stories from home and away, features about the players and personalities associated with the Komets, plus coverage of issues affecting hockey at all levels. A native of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Cohn graduated from Emory University in Atlanta. He can be reached at 260-461-8429 or by email at